Frequently Asked Questions
Where does the race start and finish?
The race starts and finishes at Water Street Park on N Water Street between Market and Princess
Where is Packet Pickup?
The Aloft Hotel Downtown Wilmington - Click here for Directions
Is there morning packet pickup?
We prefer you pickup on Saturday between 11:00am and 4:30pm. A friend or family can pickup your packet for you. If you have no choice, please email and we will provide an option for you to pickup Sunday in the athlete village. firstname.lastname@example.org
Where do I park?
There are tons of public parking spaces and several parking garages in downtown Wilmington near the start line. Please park in a legal parking space.
Do I get to see the Show Boat?
The USS North Carolina is taking visitors and your bib gets you a ticket on the ship! We hope to bring back the course going around the ship, but due to updates and improvements we are not able to run around the ship at this time.
Are there any discounts throughout the year?
Military and Veterans can receive a discount by emailing email@example.com with some sort of credentials. Other discounts may be offered during holidays outside 12 weeks from race day.
Can someone else run in my place?
You must transfer to another runner for a small fee if you would like someone to take your bib. You are not allowed to run as another person.
What time does the race start?
The 10K and HALF race will start at 7:00am. The 5K will start at 7:10am. The full schedule is found HERE
What swag is given away to registered runners?
Runners will receive a premium blend Without Limits brand Battleship Half Marathon shirt. Runners will also receive a finisher medal for all 3 races. Items will also be for sale.
What food do I get at the finish Line?
Water, snacks, and a banana will be available directly at the finish line. Beer from Wicked Weed will be available in the Athlete Village.
Can I get a refund, transfer or defer?
We allow transfers to another runner or a deferment to the next year by October 1st. There is a small fee to transfer or defer. The ONLY way to get a full refund is if you purchase the insurance during registration checkout. You can manage all this by looking up your registration and managing your registration.
How do I get to the start?
You can park in any legal parking space in downtown Wilmington.
What are the course cutoffs?
You must attempt to complete the course in 3:30:00 or the half marathon. If you are far away and we need to relieve police and traffic control we will ask you for your bib.
What food and drink will be at the aid stations?
Gatorade, Water, Gels.
What kind of awards are given?
Overall, Masters Overall and Age groups.
Can I transfer to another event?
Yes. You can do this online before the October 16th by logging into your www.runsignup.com account
Can I register on site?
Yes, at the Expo.
How do I get a time?
Your timing chip is on your bib and should be worn only on the front of the body, visible to race officials.
Is there a host hotel?
ALOFT Hotel is our host hotel and is 1/4 mile from the finish.